Top 21 Fishing Spots in Regional Western Australia

Here are the top 21 places in Western Australia for fishing.

  1. Walpole - Black bream – Inlet fishing or try deep sea fishing
  2. Myalup & Binninyup – Tailor, herring, flathead, mulloway and crabs - Bloodworms the bait of choice
  3. Exmouth – Squid, big fish - Line fishing, boat fishing 
  4. Augusta – Salmon, herring, crayfish – Beach fishing  
  5. Rottnest Island - Samson or “Sambo’s”
  6. Montebello Islands (near Dampier) – Coral trout, garfish, red emperor, mangrove jacks and sailfish
  7. Frankland River (near Walpole) – Black bream, yellowtail whiting – Trolling works well along the shallow sand banks using a small hard bodied lure
  8. Kalbarri – Dhufish, groper, tuna, snapper - Deep sea fishing
  9. Leeman/Green Head – Snapper and dhufish (jewfish) – Just off the coast
  10. Rowley Shoals - Coral trout, spaniards, wahoo, red emperor , dog tooth tuna, yellowfin and sailfish
  11. Jurien Bay – Tailor off the jetty and marina.  Mulloway, whiting, herring, flathead, dart fish and storm garfish
  12. Fitzroy River – Barra (barramundi) and threadfins
  13. Dampier Archipelago – Garfish, red emperor, sail fish, marlin (swordfish) coral trout, chinaman and blue-line emperor.
  14. Blackwood River – Yellow fin whiting, brim/bream
  15. Coral Bay (Warroora Station) – Spangled emperor, red emperor and spanish mackerel – Beach fishing just outside the reef
  16. Mindarie/Two Rocks – Great fishing and also crayfish
  17. Shark Bay (Boat fishing) – snapper (pink), blue bone groper, mackerel, tailor, mulloway and even red emperor 
  18. Abrolhos Islands (Geraldton) – Dhufish, marlin, tuna, wahoo, mahi-mahi
  19. Balla Balla Creek (Pilbara) – Black dhufish (jewfish), threadfin in cooler months, barramundi in warmer months – Reef/ sport fishing
  20. Esperance (Bay of Isles) - Salmon, squid, mulloway, bull herring 
  21. Albany (Kalgan) – King george whiting and great for pipis

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